News - Transport

Posted on: August, 2020
Days by the sea are about to get better with the reintroduction of Stagecoach’s Golden Hop open tops featuring the friendly bus hoppers! After much anticipation the route in Torbay will be back from 1st August, connecting Babbacombe, St Marychurch, Torquay Harbour, Paignton and Paignton Zoo, 7 days a week. The...
Posted on: July, 2020
As more parts of the country's economy and daily life continues to re-open Stagecoach South West are continuing to put customers, communities and employees first and ensure people can use public transport services safely and confidently. Through these challenging times, the bus operator has continually kept the wheels turning, keeping essential...
Posted on: July, 2020
If you’re planning a staycation this Summer or just heading out along the glorious Devon coast, then there is no better way to see the sights, than from the top deck of the Stagecoach Big Beach Bus, starting again from 26th July 2020. Feel the refreshing breeze from across the English...
Posted on: July, 2020
Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, to open new base at Belfast City Airport Airline to operate 4 weekly return flights from Exeter this Autumn, increasing to daily from Summer 2021. Commenting on the announcement, Matt Roach, Managing Director at Exeter Airport, said: “The arrival of Aer Lingus Regional and...
Posted on: July, 2020
Stagecoach South West has announced that, with more people travelling for business, retail and leisure, from 27th July 2020 they will be introducing a major uplift to their popular Falcon coach services, seeing the route return to 100% service levels.   The South West Falcon is an innovative interurban coach service that...
Posted on: July, 2020
As lockdown is eased, we are expecting more customers to return to rail, especially for journeys to the South West. To support that we are adding a number of additional services for Devon and Cornwall from Saturday 25th July.   This will mean three additional services from London Paddington on Saturdays. Two running to Plymouth and the third running directly to Paignton. This will...
Posted on: July, 2020
£600k share offer will support expansion of zero carbon shared mobility network More shared electric cars & e-bikes will reduce CO2 by est. 230 tonnes per annum Minimum investment of £250 with 5% annual target interest rate Offer open until 31 July 2020, applications via www.ethex.org.uk/CoCars Co Cars, the eco-friendly vehicle sharing co-operative, is...
Posted on: July, 2020
Summer holidays begin to Spain, Greece and Turkey from Exeter on 1 August 5 flights from 1 – 7 August 2020 21 July 2020 - TUI UK today reveals its summer 2020 holiday programme starting on 1 August from Exeter Airport, with flights to Spain, Greece and Turkey. The UK’s largest holiday...
Posted on: July, 2020
A major milestone has been reached by Peninsula Transport with the publication, today, of the Economic Connectivity Study (ECS).   The ECS provides a thorough study of the economic issues in the Peninsula and the strategic transport corridors which form the backbone of the transport network. It is the first building block...
Posted on: July, 2020
From Monday (6th July) we will introducing more services and we will be operating around 84% of our normal timetable. Network Rail have updated online journey planners and customers can check individual journeys on gwr.com/travel-updates/check-your-journey     Our teams are now working on a further timetable uplift for September which should bring us back closer to a normal...
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